Estimating and Mapping of Net Migration in the Midlands (United Kingdom) Between the Period of 1911-1921


  • Muhammad Ali Bukar Kashim Ibrahim College of Education, Maiduguri Borno State, Nigeria
  • Wakil Malah Bukar Malah Bukar Kashim Ibrahim College of Education, Maiduguri Borno State, Nigeria
  • Dala A. Kashim Ibrahim College of Education, Maiduguri Borno State, Nigeria
  • Waziri, M. Federal College of Freshwater Fisheries Technology Baga, Borno State, Nigeria



Net migration, Spatial, Areal interpolation, Polygon, Midlands


The spatial distribution of population in both national and international perspectives play a  significant role in determining demographic and economic situations in all countries of the world. Therefore, net migration has a more complex set of features involving the redistribution of a different component of the population with different reasons for migration. This study uses data collected from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) United Kingdom to demonstrate the method of areal interpolation by using polygon as a tool of Geographical Information Systems (GIS), to estimate net migration in the Midlands between 1911 and 1921. By considering the male population aged between 18 and 25 years. The results revealed that certain types of employment which include agriculture has the highest correlation value (r = 0.08), light industry   (r =  0.16), staple industry ( r = 0.15), and service industry (r = 0.16), these types of employment tend to attract more people to either coming into or going out of a population of an area, hence, its results to the movement of people from one place to another.


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How to Cite

Ali Bukar, M., Malah Bukar, . W. M. B., ALI Dala, & Mhammed Waziri. (2021). Estimating and Mapping of Net Migration in the Midlands (United Kingdom) Between the Period of 1911-1921. I. J. Of Advances in Scientific Research and Engineering-IJASRE (ISSN: 2454 - 8006), 7(1), 29-35.